Taiwan Australian National University Scholarship


In 2012 ANU signed an agreement with the Taiwanese Ministry of Education (MOE) to launch the Taiwan Australian National University Scholarship.

The scholarship program commenced in 2013 and provides tuition fees and stipends for up to 5 Taiwanese students per year to undertake PhD studies at ANU over the course of the five year agreement. The scholarships will be jointly funded by ANU and MOE.

ANU and Taiwan MOE currently negotiating the renewal of this agreement for a further five years. Taiwan-ANU PhD Scholarships will continue be awarded in 2018 subject to the renewal of this agreement.

Field of study

All areas except for professional doctorates.


Eligibility: Scholarship is awarded on the condition that the scholar is a Taiwan national who is admitted to and continues to pursue a full-time program for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at The Australian National University. Applicants should be ROC citizens normally resident in Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Ma Tsu, although those currently residing outside Taiwan are not excluded.

Eligible Program: PhD

Selection basis: Students selected for the Scholarships must be exemplary students who have demonstrated merit through consistently achieving high academic results.

How to apply

It is anticipated that up to 5 Taiwan-ANU PhD Scholarships will be offered in the 2018 application round subject to the impending renewal of the agreement.

Application to ANU - tentative deadline for 2018 Taiwan-ANU PhD Scholarships: 31 November 2017

Students must apply to ANU for the PhD program before 1 November 2016. When completing Section 2 (Scholarships) of the ANU PhD application form, please specify under 'Other' that you will be applying for the 'Taiwan Australian National University Scholarship'.

Application to Taiwan MOE: 8 December 2017 - 16 January 2018 (TBC)

Students should submit a separate scholarship application to the Taiwan Ministry of Education between 8 December 2017 and 16 January 2018.

Further application information will be provided shortly pending confirmation of the renewal of the agreement.